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US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

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31/03/2015

The United States will pledge Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change, according to individuals briefed on the White House's plans. The Obama administration's contribution to the treaty, which world leaders expect to finalize in December, codifies a commitment President Barack Obama ...

Making Way for Biodiesel

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31/03/2015

A major revision to ASTM International’s standard D396, Specification for Fuel Oils, sets performance specifications for higher amounts of biodiesel blends in conventional fuels. The new grade of B6-B20 could have a significant impact on the heating oil industry while also helping to meet growing consumer and regulatory demand for cleaner-burning low-carbon fuels. The revised standard will ...

Climate change: the challenge of finding the funds needed

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01/04/2015

Most people would agree that climate change needs to be tackled, but it is less clear where the money needed to do this should come from. MEPs discussed the issue with their national counterparts on Monday 30 March during a hearing on the climate conference that is due to take place in Paris in December this year. National MPs agreed that their work starts now to ensure their governments prepare ...

Registrants should get ready to comment on substance evaluation draft decisions

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30/03/2015

In 2014, Member States have been evaluating 51 registered substances under the substance evaluation process. If further information is needed to assess the safety of the substance, they have prepared a draft decision. The deadline for submitting a draft decision to ECHA was 26 March 2015. ECHA has now received draft decisions on 40 substances, and registrants should get ready to give their ...

multi EA 5000: Matrix-Optimized Sulfur Determination by UV Fluorescence

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31/03/2015

The correct, fast sulfur determination is an integral part of quality control in petro industry. The most flexible method therefore is the oxidative combustion combined with UV fluorescence detection. As different the determined sulfur contents of the diverse samples are, as different is their digestion behavior. More complex matrices (VGO) exhibit mode-dependent differences. Therefore the ...

ND to join Wyoming lawsuit against federal fracking rules

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01/04/2015

North Dakota, whose oil riches have been unlocked by the use of hydraulic fracturing, said Tuesday it will join Wyoming in a lawsuit challenging a new federal rule requiring more information about the process when it's used on U.S. government lands. The Obama administration announced in March that it will require companies that drill on federal lands to disclose the chemicals used in hydraulic ...

TDP-2-200 at The Ecology of Big City International Forum

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01/04/2015

On March 18-20, 2015 EXPOFORUM held one of the most significant environmental events of St. Petersburg – The Ecology of Big City International Forum, where the exhibitors presented their latest innovations in the field of environmental protection. Thermal Decomposition Plant (TDP-2-200) was presented at the company’s stand. Representatives of IPEC ...

Video: GWT Sustainable Water Solutions tackles Water Scarcity Challenges around the World

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01/04/2015

GWT just released a new corporate video highlighting the water scarcity challenges we face across the world, and how GWT with local channel partners and clients are working together to provide innovative, sustainable solution to address these water challenges. WATCH THE VIDEO ...

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